Professional Opportunities with VIA

Summer Programs at Stanford University & San Francisco

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This summer, VIA will be hosting students from all across Asia at Stanford and in San Francisco to learn about American language and culture (ALC), healthcare in the U.S. (MED), social innovation (ESI), and leadership (GLE). Join VIA for the summer and help facilitate unique experiential learning programs, make life-long friendships with people all over the world, and gain practical skills and experience in program design and management.

Exploring Social Innovation (ESI) Seasonal Program Director

Work with VIA's Social Innovation Programs Director to manage a team of 3 (student coordinators & education fellow) to evolve and implement two 12-day high impact social innovation programs for university students across East Asia (read full job description).


How to Apply: Send resume & cover letter to Yi Zhang (yi@viaprograms.org) by April 1st.

American Language & Culture (ALC) Seasonal Program Director

Work with our Silicon Valley staff to implement VIA’s American Language & Culture program, which has been offered since 1977 to Asian university students to build English academic skills through courses offered by Stanford University and explore U.S. contemporary culture (read full job description).


How to Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and three reference (including nature of relationship and contact info) to siliconvalley@viaprograms.org by April 1st.

Medical Exchange & Discovery (MED) Seasonal Assistant Program Director

Work with VIA's Medical Program Director to design and implement a program for students from East Asia wishing to gain a comparative perspective of the U.S. health care system, develop their clinical English skills through interactive workshops, and broaden their understanding of the many ways in which culture and medicine are intertwined (read full job description).


How to Apply: Send resume & cover letter to Ellison Weeks (ellison@viaprograms.org) by April 15.

Global Leadership & Engagement (GLE) Seasonal Program Director

Work with VIA's social innovation and leadership team to create and implement a 12- day high impact leadership development program, which connects students from across East Asia and in an immersive leadership development training program (read full job description).


How to Apply: Send resume & cover letter to Christy Inhulsen (christy@viaprograms.org) by April 15th.

VIA Programs

VIA provides innovative experiential learning programs in Asia and the United States that promote cross-cultural understanding, build partnerships, and offer transformative experiences for our participants and the communities they serve.